(This is the final part of a series on correctly interpreting the Bible. I encourage you to also read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Certainly much more can be said about accurate hermeneutics; this series is meant to be a kind of general overview of the subject. Nevertheless, it is my… Read More Accurate Hermeneutics: Interpreting The Bible Correctly (Part 5)
(This is the fourth part of a series on how to interpret the Bible correctly. Part 1 can be found here, Part 2 can be found here, and Part 3 can be found here.) Jesus was asked, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” (Matt. 21:23), a… Read More Accurate Hermeneutics: Interpreting The Bible Correctly (Part 4)
I received an excellent question in the comments for last week’s article, Can We Understand the Bible Alike? The commenter asked, “What is your solution to properly interpreting the Bible? Do you take a literal interpretation, or a more intricate one, etc.?” This is a very important inquiry, because how one interprets the Bible –… Read More Accurate Hermeneutics: Interpreting The Bible Correctly (Part 1)
The title is an understandable question, especially in light of the religious division and confusion that exists in Christendom today. Of the counted minimum of two thousand different sects and faiths which proclaim to be Christian, all have great regard for the Bible and claim to follow it. However, common sense suggests that such is… Read More Can We Understand the Bible Alike?
“What is truth?” Pilate asked Jesus that question and didn’t stick around for an answer (John 18:38). It’s too bad he had not been in that upper room with Jesus and his disciples on the previous night, because Jesus had clearly defined truth while he was praying to his Father on behalf of his disciples. … Read More “What Is Truth?”